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E.D. Watts

E.D. "Son" Watts

Tuesday, September 2nd, 1924 - Friday, September 4th, 2020
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Obituary

E. D. “SON” Watts was called home by the Lord on Friday September 4, 2020. Son passed away at his home in Luling, Texas. He was 96 years old.
Son was a retired Farmer/Rancher and was well known in the community for his tomatoes and watermelons. He kept family and friends supplied with vegetables from his garden and enjoyed giving tours of his garden, pointing out the different things growing in it.
At 18 Son was drafted into the Army and served our country for 2 ½ years. During WWII. Sons brother Clarence “JACK” Watts also served during this time. Son lost his hearing during his service due to cannon fire. He was a member of the American Legion Post 177.
As a young man Son and his brother Jack were known to get a little rowdy at times and we heard many stories about their shenanigans.
Son was a hard working, hardheaded and loving man. He was hard on his children at times, but he loved each and every one of them even if he didn’t say it.
Son was born to Clarence C. and Emma Watts on September 2, 1924 in Wattsville, a small community outside of Luling, where his family owned and operated a Mill.
On November 25, 1970 Son married Idell Blackwell. Son had 1 child from a previous marriage and Idell had 4 from a previous marriage. They went on to have 2 children together. In Son’s eyes they all his and he loved and raised them as such.
Son was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence C. and Emma Watts. 4 sisters, Dorothy McMeans, Eunice McDonald, Thelma Caddell, and Hazel Watts. 1 Brother, Clarence “JACK” Watts and his beautiful wife, Idell Blackwell Watts, his eldest son, Son Rodney McMeans.
Son is survived by 6 Children Barbara & Tom Morgan of Irving, TX. Jack Carolyn Booren, Brenda Gonzales, Bobby & Patricia Bodrin, Edie Watts Martin, of Luling. And Kimberly Watts and Stance Denis Head of Kingsbury. 13 Grandchildren Jacob McMeans of Burnet, TX, Nick McMeans & Justin McMeans of Phoenix, AR, Jamie Barclay, James D. Barclay of Dallas, Steven Kalisek, Jack Bodkin, III, Samantha Gonzales Perez, Shawn Gonzales, Sarah Bodkin, & Justin Martin all of Luling. Serena O’Leary & Marcus O’Leary of San Antonio. 14 Great Grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Services will be held at O’Bannon Funeral Home on Friday September 10, at 11:00 AM with graveside services immediately following at Hall Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 10th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    O'Bannon Funeral Home
    Address
    210 S. Laurel Ave.
    LULING, TX 78648
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  • Service

    Friday, September 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, September 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    O'Bannon Funeral Home
    Address
    210 S. Laurel
    LULING, TX 78648
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Jimmy Lammers
  • Interment

    Location
    Hall Cemetery
    Address
    Hall Community, TX

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